These days it often feels like our every move is being tracked and monitored online, and in some ways, it is. The reality is that marketing experts are gaining more and more insight every day on how to better track our digital footprints and the personal data that we create online.
This may seem like a total invasion of privacy (you’re not wrong) but advertisers aren’t 100% to blame. We as consumers tend to feed the internet as much personal information as it can take without even knowing it. Most of us willingly give details such as where we live or what our interests are, allow apps to track our location at all times, and sign up or create enough online accounts to fill a small village.
However, there are easy steps that we can take to control our digital hygiene and here are three of them:
Remember, it’s nearly impossible to make your digital life 100% private, even with all of these measures in place so be mindful of what you share online and who you give permissions to!